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'Mover and shaker' Elgin librarian develops free web resource | Chicago Daily Herald

Photo: Elena Ferrarin "A free, web-based curriculum of classes designed by an Elgin librarian to help patrons learn about technology is being used by fellow […]

University System of Maryland gives 21 grants to promote open-source textbook use | The Diamondback - newspaper at the University of Maryland.

Photo: Michael Brice-Saddler "University System of Maryland gives 21 grants to promote open-source textbook use. High textbook prices are a concern to many." inform Michael […]

IGNOU Launches 11 Massive Online Open Courses (MOOC) At 30th Convocation Ceremony | NDTV

"Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the pioneer in distance education courses in the country, has ventured in the digital education arena with 11 free […]

Higher Education Notes: Balloon will send students’ projects into high altitude | Omaha World-Herald

Photo: Rick Ruggles "Area K-12 students will help launch a high-altitude balloon Friday on the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Scott Campus." summarizes Rick Ruggles […]

Admissions Leaders: Give Prospects Unfiltered View of Campus Life | Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

For Dr. Leonard Moore, a history professor and associate vice president of academic diversity initiatives at the University of Texas at Austin, no college tour […]

Adult education: A brave step worth the effort | Daily Nation - Life and Style

Photo: James Kahongeh James Kahongeh, versatile features writer with Daily Nation reports, "Kenya has not developed content exclusively for use by adult learners." Learners, under […]

MIT’s WaitSuite Uses Clever Interaction Design To Make You Smarter | Co.Design - Interactive

Photo: Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan "By harnessing moments where you’re waiting–from Instagram to Gchat–these apps help you make a habit of learning." according to Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan,  Co.Design's […]

Student Evaluations Ratings of Teaching: What Every Instructor Should Know | AMS Blog - On Teaching and Learning Mathematics

Photo: Jacqueline Dewar Jacqueline Dewar, Professor Emerita of Mathematics argues, "What happens to the data from your teaching evaluations? Who sees the data? Are your […]

Brainwashing Shocker: MIT Press Releases “Communism for Kids” Book | The New American

"With due respect to Santayana, perhaps we can say that those who love the mistakes of the past will condemn others to repeat them. A […]

Do 'weed-out' classes exist at Penn? Students and professors don't agree | The Daily Pennsylvanian - Academics

"When College freshman Sherry Tseng decided to take Computer and Information Science 110 this spring, she did not expect the popular introductory-level computer science course […]

UK to Equip 6,000 Underprivileged With Digital Skills, For Free | Global Citizen - Finance & Innovation

"HP is giving access to digital learning for disadvantaged adults and children in the UK." notes HP. Photo: HP It’s 2017, so you might imagine that […]

Higher Education for Refugees | Stanford Social Innovation Review

Photo: Kim Gittleson Photo: Bruce Usher "US universities must respond to the worldwide refugee crisis." according to Kim Gittleson & Bruce Usher. Photo: GraphicStock.com In […]